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With little regret they have left
flown upon the barest breeze
floated upon an updraft weightless.

Currents unseen have stirred the oval frames
formed in the early light of fragrant Spring
and lifted from the pistils core, the wing.

How high, beyond the branches they did fly
and float, upon the shred of taciturn air to ground
to lay in porcelain fragility upon the greenest grass.

They rest now, upon the pastures mossy green
and curl their edges inward, as do we all,
when left to lay ‘pon holy ground. 

Date: 1/23/13
Poet: Debbie Guzzi

Copyright © Debbie Guzzi

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  1. Date: 1/28/2013 9:54:00 AM
    oh Highness!! This reminds me of how I love to find a fluffy lump of down from a soaring hawk...well you bunches...Cap'n deb

  1. Date: 1/26/2013 1:15:00 PM
    Absolutely lovely flow of words..

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 7:38:00 AM
    this is beautiful, Debs. Is it for Gail's contest.

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 1:35:00 AM
    Saw some of it today, on my lawn. A nuisance but I love it. A nice aura about this poem Deb.

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 10:16:00 PM
    quite stirring Debbie! well,Deb